The Dallas Morning News

Celina community receives national award


The National Associatio­n of Home Builders recently presented Mustang Lakes, a 1,500acre North Texas community, with one of the highest honors during the 2019 National Awards Gala in Las Vegas. Taking center stage for the Gold Award for Best Community Amenity, Mustang Lakes was recognized for The Club at Mustang Lakes, the largest community center in

North Texas. Silver

Awards for Best MasterPlan­ned Community of the

Year, Best Sales/Welcome Center and Best Signage were also won by Mustang Lakes, among hundreds of entries submitted by real estate trailblaze­rs from around the country.

Located 3 miles north of U.S. Highway 380 in Celina, Mustang Lakes is on

the site of former Dallas Mayor Bob Folsom’s ranch, where thoroughbr­ed horses were bred, raised and trained. At the ranch, known as Twin Eagles Farms, many horses went on to win significan­t purses at races all around the country. A number of barns and paddocks remain on the property.

The Club at Mustang Lakes was designed using the footprint of the original ranch house, completely repurposed and restored brick by brick. The 12,000squaref­oot clubhouse features a stateofthe art fitness center, as well as lounging and event areas with panoramic views. Situated amid a 20acre central park with hiking trails, oak trees and a 5acre stocked lake, the amenity center includes a resortstyl­e swimming pool with cabanas, amphitheat­er, playground, island and tennis and basketball courts.

“Our goal has always been to honor the heritage of the land, while creating a vision for future generation­s,” said Matt Alexander, vice president for Dallasbase­d Cambridge Companies, developer of Mustang Lakes. “This community has been thoughtful­ly planned from the amenities to the streetscap­es to bring families together.”

Students in Mustang Lakes may attend Prosper schools. An elementary school is planned to open in fall 2020 within the community.

With a recent 500acre purchase of land, the community will have roughly 3,400 homes at buildout, priced from $300,000 to $2 million. Builders will include Britton Homes, Coventry Homes, David Weekley Homes, Perry Homes, Drees Custom Homes, Highland Homes, Dave R Williams and Sharif Munir. New home sites in Phase III will be delivered by the end of 2019.

For more informatio­n about Mustang Lakes and available inventory, visit mustanglak­

To visit Mustang Lakes, take Preston Road north through Prosper. Turn right on Frontier Parkway and drive 2 miles to the Mustang Lakes entrance on the left.

 ??  ?? Homes in the awardwinni­ng community of Mustang Lakes in Prosper will be priced from $300,000 to $2 million.
Homes in the awardwinni­ng community of Mustang Lakes in Prosper will be priced from $300,000 to $2 million.

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